quarta-feira, 30 de maio de 2007

Thursday Thirteen - Doggy Facts

I have always loved dogs. Here's some interesting stuff 'bout them!


The dog was one of the first animals domesticated by humans.
Mosaics meaning "Beware the Dog" would be found on doorsteps in ancient Roman cities.
The world's first dog show was held in Britain in 1859.
People in ancient China stayed warm by carrying toy breeds in their sleeves.
The smallest mature dog was a Yorkshire Terrier that was 2 1/2 inches high at its shoulder.
The heaviest dog ever weighed 319 pounds.
The oldest dog ever died at age 29.
The tallest dog ever was a Great Dane who stood 41 inches high.
The first living creature sent into space was a female dog named Laika launched by the former USSR on November 3, 1957 (Whitehead et al. 1999).
Labrador Retrievers were originally bred to retrieve fishing nets.
In the 19th century Dalmations defended carriages against highwaymen and kept away animals that could scare the horses.
Monks used the Lhasa Apso as a guard dog in temples.
Siberian Huskies have been used to herd reindeer in Siberia for 3000 years.

Happy tt!




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terça-feira, 29 de maio de 2007

The Carnival of Craziness!!

OK, so now that I'm a veteran of Blog Carnivalese (for the uninformed, this is the Crazy Emperor's, oh so sorry, The Crazy King's 2nd attempt at holding a Carnival), allow me to welcome everyone to

THE CARNIVAL OF CRAZINESS, 2ND EDITION!!!









OK, so here we go to the 1st category -

Marvelously Crazy!!






The Dumb Fiddler from the marvellous blog - Fiddlesticks made my day with this absolutely marvellous post, aptly named - Caking Up - 'Tiz a MUST READ!!




Friday's Child presents Could This Be True?? posted at Friday's Child - visit it and you'll something so absolutely astonishing (I could hardly believe it!!)





Al Nye presents Sharpton Got Imus -- Now Going After Santa Claus from Al Nye The Lawyer Guy.






Law Vibe presents The Stupidest Things Lawyers and witnesses Say In a Court of Law (I hope you've got your hankerchiefs ready before visiting A Law Student and Young Lawyer Blog - Law Vibe)!!.





Rickey Henderson presents Rickey's Weekend Running Diary (Of Doom) posted at Riding with Rickey - This story definitely qualifies as Crazy!!





Nick has merrily submitted Musical Sex posted at Only Three Notes.







The second category -

Funniness

(be careful, this is the only category without the word 'Marvelous' present in the heading in some form or the other)


John presents The Elements Of A Good Funny Video posted at OhCash.com - its a nice sound explanation!





Rajesh.P.I presents >It's all about sex, baby from his delightfully airy blog - open windows, saying, "No sex please we are Indians." You MUST check this out - IT IS JUST TOO GOOD!





Rickey Henderson presents Rickey would like to take some time to discuss the... (go on, find out the rest of the line yourself at Riding with Rickey).





John Wesley presents Brainstorming Ways to Get Attention Online posted at Pick the Brain.






Jenny-up the hill has submitted Up the Hill Gang: Eat Shrimp!!! from Up the Hill Gang, saying, "I told my son to ad-lib at the end of this video...and he did! lol!"





Dana presents Public Service Announcement, Courtesy of the Nanny State posted at Principled Discovery.






Shamelle presents Unintentionally Funny Movie Conversations posted at Enhance Life.






The third category -

Thoughtful or Thoughtless?? - OH! YOU DECIDE!!




Morris Richmond presents My Work Daze posted at >Morris Richmond - a thought provoking explanation of something - I'm not going to tell you what that something is!!





Lakshmi presents Moments in amber? posted at Alchemy.





Santhros presents The Pinocchio Political Tales from Autentico Ecuatoriano - what he has to say about the Bush Administration





John Lampard presents Socialite job Description posted at The InterChange Desk.










The fourth category -

A Marvel of Personality

(OK, in normal language, the category is - PERSONAL)


m presents continue: memory experiment. i'm giving my brain to science posted at my life with depression.com.






TherapyDoc presents And Another Thing: British Air and Behavior Mod posted at Everyone Needs Therapy, saying, "Sometimes marketing techniques make you wonder who's crazy and who isn't."





Amanda Rose presents I Met My Meat posted at Rebuild from Depression Blog - The post title is a play on the PETA video "Meet Your Meat" about slaughterhouse conditions.






Expat Chef presents Culinary Misadventures posted at The Expatriate's Kitchen, saying, "An occasional culinary mishap is the price of admission for those willing to bite deeply into the Sandwich of Life. The trick is to know when to eat. And when to run. It’s good to be a fast learner."





Michelle Mitchell presents Oh Yea? So What Is YOUR Child Wearing? posted at scribbit.





Wilson presents Another True Mother's Day Post posted at Subject to Review, saying, "it's crazy, all right. aLso largely true, from what I can tell, whatever he wants to say about norway."








The fifth category -

Filmy Marvels






Michelle Mitchell presents Why Spiderman Totally Conquers Superman posted at scribbit.





Dave presents Lost, in Time. posted at Miss(ed) Manners, saying, "Lost will ultimately bring about the end of mankind."





Toe presents Thing! posted at kurokuroatbp, saying, "Who was visiting me when I was a baby?"











The fifth category -

Animalia Mervellousalia

(Don't tell me it sounds funny, I already know)


Anthony presents When I Was Married - Installment 2 - Fred posted at The Lives and Times... of Anthony McCune.






Wolfbernz presents 13 Things I Like About Fishing posted at BlogDumps Blog.





Beno Varghese presents Cats opening doors posted at Beno Varghese dot-com.






Lead Optimize presents Deep Fried Hummingbirds posted at Gravity Unknown . Com, saying, "Deep fried hummingbirds are the next big thing in fast food. Keep your eyes peeled - like their softened little beaks."










The seventh category -

Marvellous Literature!





I Am Blog presents Blog Sunday posted at I Am Blog.




A few by my good friend Shakir Hasnain from each of his three best blogs...
Necromancer from the crimsonflaw
Digraph from Doktor Lapse Eternus
Switch from Mortarbled:switch



Madeleine Begun Kane presents Captured By CAPTCHA posted at Mad Kane's Humor Blog.










The eighth category -

Miscellaneously Marvellous





Arun presents The Trash Talking Wonder posted at Arun is bringing you...Your Daily Remedy - a few friendly tips to becoming a witty and downright unbeatable trash-talker






Mr. Besilly presents My Great Chocolate Typo Disaster posted at Mr. Besilly - One Man's highway, saying, "How many websites does it take to spell the word chocolate wrong?

The answer is 42,800 according to Google."






Ybother presents 10 most commonly used online passwords posted at A Top Ten List Everyday to Jumpstart Your Knowledge, saying, "Is your password in this list? I hope not!"





Chuck Russell presents Remote Keyless Entry Unlock Doors Via Cell Phone posted at Car Buying Tips To Save You Money.






The Free Geek presents Top 10 Ways to Recycle Your Old Computer posted at The Free Geek.






Great White Snark presents This guy makes your obsession with toys seem healthy. posted at Great White Snark, saying, "Cheers!"





Daniellecdotes presents Excuse Me Nurse? posted at Excuse Me Nurse?, saying, "The New Chestnut is a new blog that brings you new and clever stories. Accounts from suicidal pets, being lost in the hospital by a nurse, and random and funny sightings."





Jenny presents Review: Ironside posted at the so called me, saying, "My first attempt at a book review!"





Alvaro Fernandez presents Take the Senses Challenge posted at SharpBrains, saying, "What can be more bizarre than our own minds?"






(I'm sure that by now you must have gathered that I love using the word Marvellous :) Marvellous! Marvellous! Marvellous! HEE HEE HEEFonte : http://infinitelycrazy.blogspot.com

A Guitar made of LEGO blocks!!!

Good heavens! Isn't this marvellous??

I loved it - they look so nice!











Happy ww!




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quinta-feira, 24 de maio de 2007

Announcing The Carnival of Craziness, Edition 2 !!! - STICKY POST

The Crazy King of Clowns, would once again like to invite all crazy people to the Crazy Palace for the Carnival of Craziness.

This is a carnival for anyone and everyone. If you have a post on anything crazy, bizarre, unique, weird, amazing, hilarious, or maybe something you just want others to know, then you're welcome to participate in this carnival.
The best post in each category (to be decided by His Craziness later), shall be awarded a Badge of Honour, which they can (proudly, His Craziness hopes) display on their own blog.
And the limit of submissions is: 1 post per blog - so if you have two blogs, you can submit two posts provided they are from different blogs :)
If u have any confusion, please leave a comment

NOTES:
1. Leave your URL in the comments section.
2. You can also submit you carnival here Fonte : http://infinitelycrazy.blogspot.com

quarta-feira, 23 de maio de 2007

Thursday Thirteen - Cat Facts

CATS. One of the world's most popular pets. Lets see how much you know about this intriguing little animal. Even if you don't know much, you will by the end of this post! ;-)

1. Both humans and cats have identical regions in the brain responsible for emotion.
2. A cat's brain is more similar to a man's brain than that of a dog.
3. A cat has more bones than a human; humans have 206, but the cat has 230 (some cites list 245 bones, and state that bones may fuse together as the cat ages).
4. Cats have 30 vertebrae--more than humans have.
5. Cats do not have a collarbone, so they can fit through any opening the size of their head.
6. The cat has 500 skeletal muscles (humans have 650).
7. Cats have 32 muscles that control the outer ear (compared to human's 6 muscles each). A cat can rotate its ears independently 180 degrees, and can turn in the direction of sound 10 times faster than those of the best watchdog.
8. Cats' hearing is much more sensitive than humans and dogs.
9. Cats' hearing stops at 65 khz (kilohertz); humans' hearing stops at 20 khz.
10. A cat sees about 6 times better than a human at night, and needs 1/6 the amount of of light that a human does - it has a layer of extra reflecting cells which absorb light.
11. Recent studies have shown that cats can see blue and green. There is disagreement as to whether they can see red.
12. A cat's field of vision is about 185 degrees.
13. Blue-eyed, pure white cats are frequently deaf.


Happy TT!



Fonte : http://infinitelycrazy.blogspot.com

terça-feira, 22 de maio de 2007

Some More Fork Art...

These are better than the last few I posted. They have more style, more elegance, and look far harder to create! What do you folks think?








happy ww!




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quarta-feira, 16 de maio de 2007

Cool Cars... - Thursday Thirteen

Adolf Hitler had a false floor fitted into his Mercedes 770K, making him look 5 inches taller, when he stood up in the car.

The fastest time for removing a car engine, and replacing it is 42 seconds for a Ford Escort, on 21 November 1985.

The longest custom-built car is the 16-wheeled, 60ft (18.3 metres) Cadillac limousine. It features a swimming pool, hot tub, helipad, satellite dish, crystal chandelier and has 'ample luggage space'.

The most powerful piston enine car is 'Quad Al', designed and built in 1964 by Jim Lytle. It features four Alison V12 aircraft engines with an engine size of 112.1 Litres and can put out 12,000 BHP, it has 4 wheel drive, 8 wheels, 96 exhaust pipes, and weighs 2958 Kg!

Currently, the most powerful car on the road is the 6-wheeled, Jameson-Merlin, powered by a 27 Litre, 1760 BHP Rolls Royce V12 Merlin engine, it weighs 2.65 tons and can travel 300 miles on its 60 gallon tank.

The Worlds longest traffic hold-up was 110 miles long, between Paris and Lyon on the French Autoroute in 1980. A more recent contender for the title was a 100 mile long traffic Jam, near Hamburg in Germany in 1993

A Mini Marcos was the only British car to finish the 1966 LeMans but soon afterwards it was stolen.

In the Twenties a vehicle was exempted from car tax if it was only used for driving the servants to the church.

In Rallying your blood group must be displayed on your helmet or overalls.

The Ford Puma is the first Ford to be entirely designed on computer.

The 1947 Volvo PV444 had a Dash-Mounted flower vase.

Wooden wheels were a factory option until 1939 with Mercedes.

The Fiat Strada was handbuilt by robots.

Happy TT People!!




Fonte : http://infinitelycrazy.blogspot.com

Quote 15

"The poorest man would not part with health for money, but the richest would gladly part with all their money for health. "
-Charles Caleb ColtonFonte: http://healthquotations.blogspot.com

terça-feira, 15 de maio de 2007

Art of Forks








Happy WW!!


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sexta-feira, 11 de maio de 2007

“become", "get", "go" e "turn"

Há uns dias atrás, falamos sobre os erros comuns no uso das palavras “eat” e “food”. Hoje vamos falar sobre os erros que normalmente acontecem envolvendo as palavras "become", "get", "go" e "turn". Temos aqui uma lista com a forma correta e os erros que normalmente cometemos!

correct phrase

common error

I got a present from him.

I became a present from him.

When do I get my steak?

When do I become my steak?

He got a shock when he saw his car.

He became a shock when he saw his car.

The tea does him good.

The tea becomes him good.

I want to become a teacher.

I will a teacher.

He became famous.

He would famous

We became friends.

We were friends.

It became clear that she wanted to leave.

It would clear that she wanted to leave.

It's getting dark.

It will dark.

He turned red.

He was red.

She went white when she saw the accident.

She was white when she saw the accident.

A palavra “Get” é muito normal se falar em inglês, já a palavra “become” é mais formal.

Fax

Li a seguinte história em uma das listas de inglês que eu assino, e achei bem interessante!

"Eu trabalhava num escritório de representação há cerca de 1 ano e, um dia, fui passar um fax para um escritório em Washington D.C. Como o fax direto estava quebrado, tive que pedir à telefonista o sinal de fax. Bem, então eu disse "PLEASE, THE FAX SIGNAL". Ela respondeu, "PARDON ME". Falei novamente mais devagar PLEASE, THE F-A-X S-I-G-N-A-L e ela novamente não entendeu. Expliquei que queria passar um fax e daí sim ela riu e me perguntou se eu queria o sinal de fax "DO YOU WANT THE FAX TONE".

MORAL DA HISTÓRIA Ao pedir o sinal de fax, diga "THE FAX TONE" em vez de "THE FAX SIGNAL". O mesmo se aplica à gravação da mensagem na secretária eletrônica "LEAVE YOUR MESSAGE AFTER THE TONE BEEP".

Esse é um site que mostra como solicitar um sinal de fax em todas as línguas! Confiram!

http://www.geocities.com/tofalvip/htm/faxtone.htm

terça-feira, 8 de maio de 2007

Dude

Pessoal essa dica é pra quem gosta do famoso seriado Lost.
Quem ja assistiu com certeza lembra do personagem Hurly, aquele que é gordo e tem cabelo comprido, e fica o tempo todo lembrando da sequencia numérica.....

Entao praticamente em todos os Episódios ele usa as expressões "Hi Dude", "How are you dude"...

Esse "Dude" que ele tanto usa é uma palavra que significa "Cara", e ai cara, como vai cara...

Vou ir colocando algumas expressões que vemos na TV para facilitar no aprendizado,

Abraço galera.

segunda-feira, 7 de maio de 2007

EAT X FOOD

As palavras eat e food muitas vezes são usadas incorretamente. Veja a forma correta e os erros normalmente cometidos

Correct phrase

Common Error

My mother is cooking the meal.

My mother is cooking the eat.

The food tastes wonderful.

The eat tastes wonderful.

I like Mexican meals.

I like Mexican eat.

Veja algumas frases corretas:

correct phrase

I don't eat fish.

I go to eat at my grandmother's.

Come and eat!

sábado, 5 de maio de 2007

Hummingbird Facts - Thursday Thirteen

1. There are seventeen species of hummingbirds in North America.

2. Hummingbirds flap their wings 50 to 200 times per second. Generally the faster time is in courtship.

3. They can fly up, down, right, left, backwards, upside down and even loop-de-loops! Amazing!

4. They have tiny little feet that are only good for perching, scratching or preening. This means if they wish to move, even a few inches, they must fly.

5. Hummers can starve to death in about an hour. Oh Dear!

6. They eat every 10 minutes throughout the day.

7. Even though they are tiny birds, they consume up to 50% of their body weight in a day. Little pigs aren’t they? LOL!

8. Their main diet is sugar which they get from plant nectar or from kind-hearted people with feeders.

9. They also eat bugs for protein.

10. Hummingbirds have grooves on the sides of their tongues. This is to help catch insects.

11. Their tongues can take up to 13 licks a second.

12. Hummers have very good memories and will even be able to remember where they found food from the previous year.

13. Visual displays are how they communicate with each other.

Happy TT!!




Fonte : http://infinitelycrazy.blogspot.com

quinta-feira, 3 de maio de 2007

Teacup Lamborghini










Lamborghini Balanced Beautifully on Tea Cups.

These pictures were shot by someone in Toronto on Bloor street between Yonge and Bay Street around the same time as the Toronto International Film Festival.

Happy Wordless Wednesday everyone!!!


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quarta-feira, 2 de maio de 2007

Thursday Thirteen - Problems and Solutions

After every flight, Qantas pilots fill out a form, called a "gripe sheet," which tells mechanics about problems with the aircraft. The mechanics correct the problems, document their repairs on the form, and then pilots review the gripe sheets before the next flight.


Here are some actual maintenance complaints submitted by Qantas' pilots (marked with a P) and the solutions recorded (marked with an S) by maintenance engineers.

By the way, Qantas is the only major airline that has never had an accident. .... Enjoy!


P: Left inside main tire almost needs replacement.
S: Almost replaced left inside main tire.

P: Test flight OK, except auto-land very rough.
S: Auto-land not installed on this aircraft.

P: Something loose in cockpit.
S: Something tightened in cockpit.

P: Dead bugs on windshield.
S: Live bugs on back-order.

P: Autopilot in altitude-hold mode produces a 200 feet per minute descent.
S: Cannot reproduce problem on ground.

P: Evidence of leak on right main landing gear.
S: Evidence removed.

P: DME volume unbelievably loud.
S: DME volume set to more believable level.

P: Friction locks cause throttle levers to stick.
S: That's what they're for.

P: IFF inoperative.
S: IFF always inoperative in OFF mode.

P: Suspected crack in windshield.
S: Suspect you're right.

P: Number 3 engine missing.
S: Engine found on right wing after brief search.

P: Aircraft handles funny.
S: Aircraft warned to straighten up, fly right, and be serious.

P: Target radar hums.
S: Reprogrammed target radar with lyrics.

P: Mouse in cockpit.
S: Cat installed.

And the best one for last..................

P: Noise coming from under instrument panel. Sounds like a midget pounding on something with a hammer.
S: Took hammer away from midget.


I know its Thursday Thirteen, but I couldn't help putting in all 15 :)

Happy Thursday Thirteen Everyone!!




Fonte : http://infinitelycrazy.blogspot.com

World's Highest Standing Statue


Ushiku Daibutsu Amida Buddha in Japan is the world's tallest freestanding bronze statue. Completed in 1995, it stands a total of 120m above the ground, including the 10m high base and 10m high lotus platform. An elevator takes visitors up to 85m off the ground, where an observation floor is located.

Happy Wordless Wednesday Everybody!!



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